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The British Veterinary Zoological Society

A specialist division of the British Veterinary Association.

We support and promote veterinary knowledge and scientific advancement

The British Veterinary Zoological Society (BVZS) supports and promotes veterinary knowledge and scientific advancement in the health, welfare and conservation of free-ranging and captive wildlife, zoo animals and non traditional companion animals and encourages veterinary input and support for the health and welfare of these species by those individuals and organisations responsible for their care.

The Society has several hundred active members, including registered veterinary surgeons, veterinary nurses, students and other interested individuals in related academic fields.

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Why become a member

Conferences &

Members benefit from a discounted rate for the annual conference, as well as other meetings throughout the year.

International networking platform

Join our growing international networking platform of vets, nurses and students on social media and online forum.

Improve your skills

Improve your clinical skills through presentations at conferences, meetings and meeting those from across the zoo, exotics and wildlife sector.

Members only mailing list

Benefit from our members-only mailing list, ensuring you stay up-to-date on all relevant society and membership news.

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Memberships available for vets, nurses and students.

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We are currently seeking new council members! Click here to find out more about the exciting opportunity to join BVZS Council.